1. With Help From America’s Test Kitchen, Why Buy When You Can DIY?

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  1. To Save These Pigs, Ky. Farmer Says We Have To Eat Them via Leslie Guttman
In 1999, there were fewer than 50 Red Wattle pigs left in the U.S. –– but now the number is back up to about 6,000.
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    To Save These Pigs, Ky. Farmer Says We Have To Eat Them via Leslie Guttman

    In 1999, there were fewer than 50 Red Wattle pigs left in the U.S. –– but now the number is back up to about 6,000.

    Image courtesy of Hood’s Heritage Hogs

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  1. "Not So Offal: Why Bone Soup, A ‘Perfect Food,’ Tastes So Meaty" via Konstantin Kakaes
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    "Not So Offal: Why Bone Soup, A ‘Perfect Food,’ Tastes So Meaty" via Konstantin Kakaes

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  1. "Food-Mood Connection: How You Eat Can Amp Up Or Tamp Down Stress" via Allison Aubrey
If you’re reaching for the potato chips when you’re stressed, then you’re not alone. In a national survey, more than one-third of participants said they alter their diets when they’re stressed, often turning to foods that comfort them. Doctors suggest links between our moods and what we eat –– so, next time, grab a couple pieces of dark chocolate instead. Nutrient-rich foods might just help you keep a cap on your stress.
– Alexander
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    "Food-Mood Connection: How You Eat Can Amp Up Or Tamp Down Stress" via Allison Aubrey

    If you’re reaching for the potato chips when you’re stressed, then you’re not alone. In a national survey, more than one-third of participants said they alter their diets when they’re stressed, often turning to foods that comfort them. Doctors suggest links between our moods and what we eat –– so, next time, grab a couple pieces of dark chocolate instead. Nutrient-rich foods might just help you keep a cap on your stress.

    – Alexander

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  1. "From McDonald’s To Organic Valley, You’re Probably Eating Wood Pulp" via Allison Aubrey
Do not be alarmed, but you may be eating wood pulp. Or at least an additive that started out as wood.
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    "From McDonald’s To Organic Valley, You’re Probably Eating Wood Pulp" via Allison Aubrey

    Do not be alarmed, but you may be eating wood pulp. Or at least an additive that started out as wood.

    Image: NPR

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  1. A North Carolina Pie That Elicits An ‘Oh My God’ Response
There are days for cake, and days for ice cream and cookies. But every now and then, you crave a different kind of finish to a satisfying meal. Enter Atlantic Beach Pie, a salty and citrusy staple of the North Carolina coast. Hear the story and get the recipe.
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    A North Carolina Pie That Elicits An ‘Oh My God’ Response

    There are days for cake, and days for ice cream and cookies. But every now and then, you crave a different kind of finish to a satisfying meal. Enter Atlantic Beach Pie, a salty and citrusy staple of the North Carolina coast. Hear the story and get the recipe.

    Image courtesy of Katie Workman

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  1. "Is It Time For Food To Get Its Own Major Museum?" via Eliza Barclay
A group of chefs and foodies are putting together a new museum: the Museum of Food and Drink in New York City. The puffing gun, which is pictured above, will be part of an exhibit on breakfast cereal.
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    "Is It Time For Food To Get Its Own Major Museum?" via Eliza Barclay

    A group of chefs and foodies are putting together a new museum: the Museum of Food and Drink in New York City. The puffing gun, which is pictured above, will be part of an exhibit on breakfast cereal.

    Image courtesy of MOFAD

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  1. "Science Of Stink: Blame Sulfur Compounds For Your Garlic Breath" via Maanvi Singh

    Yes, garlic is tasty. Yes, garlic’s antimicrobial properties may be beneficial to our health. Yes, you probably need a mint or two after consuming garlic –– and here’s why.

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  1. "Eating Broccoli May Give Harmful Chemicals The Boot" via Eliza Barclay
Do cleanse diets actually work? The jury is still out –– but a recent clinical trial found that vegetables like broccoli may help cells remove certain toxins. 
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    "Eating Broccoli May Give Harmful Chemicals The Boot" via Eliza Barclay

    Do cleanse diets actually work? The jury is still out –– but a recent clinical trial found that vegetables like broccoli may help cells remove certain toxins

    Image: Julie Gibbons/Flickr

    –– Alexander

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  1. From red to white to orange to blue, fish flesh can land almost anywhere on the color spectrum.
Images: Chang/iStockphoto; Debbi Smirnoff/iStockphoto; via TeachAGirlToFish; Andrea Pokrzywinski/Flickr View in High-Res

    From red to white to orange to blue, fish flesh can land almost anywhere on the color spectrum.

    Images: Chang/iStockphoto; Debbi Smirnoff/iStockphoto; via TeachAGirlToFish; Andrea Pokrzywinski/Flickr

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